Frequently Asked Question(s)
Q:What will you learn in a Certificate In Forensics program?
A:A certificate in forensics is designed for individuals who wish to boost their career in the area of forensics. The program teaches students how to perform general crime scene analysis, apply fundamental concepts of forensics and science, effectively work in groups in various cases, and develop various profiles (DNA profiles).
Q:Can you tell me about the courses offered in Forensics Certificate?
A:Coursework for forensic certificate can vary from one institute to another. However, there are some common courses offered in almost all forensic programs. Major courses offered in the forensic certificate program include law enforcement, forensic science, criminal justice administration, criminal justice, crime scene investigation, forensic psychology, and crime scene technician.
Q:What curriculum do forensics certificate programs follow?
A:During a forensics certificate program you will be exposed to a variety of subjects that will enhance your existing knowledge of forensic sciences. These subjects include, but are not limited to; forensic law, criminal procedure, introduction to forensic science, criminological theory, biology, chemistry, principles of chemistry lab, physics, mathematical analysis, genetics, cell biology pharmacology and inorganic chemistry.
Q:What are the benefits of a certificate in forensic science?
A:A certificate in forensic science will give you an in depth understanding of the working of a crime scene and evidence collection. Students will also have knowledge of courses like organic chemistry, drug uses and abuses etc. Students will also be able to find employment as a forensic science technician, their annual median pay in 2012 was $52,840 (U.S. BLS).
Q:Which are some of the subjects that will be covered during a forensic science certification?
A:A certification in forensic science offers an extensive course work which provides a thorough understanding of the forensic science field. Some examples of possible subjects are genetics, cell biology, chemistry, forensic sciences, forensic analysis, forensic biochemistry, criminal investigation, courtroom presentation of evidence, blood distribution and spatter, legal systems in American society, forensic toxicology, criminal procedure, physics, forensic psychology, trace evidence analysis
Q:How are online Forensics Courses covered? Can you give a little detail?
A:Online forensic courses are offered by many popular schools. These courses are designed to prepare students for job roles in the forensics department. The coursework is covered online with the help of videos, tutorials, online lectures, classroom conferencing, slideshows, and more. The mode and structure of the program will vary from school to school. Take a look at our page for more detail.